This is a comprehensive survey of the use of tiles in architecture and design through the ages, from the Gothic through to Art Deco and the Omega Workshops in the 20th century. The stunning photography features individual tiles and tile panels in interior and exterior decoration. Different tile-making processes and new practices are looked at in detail.
Alun Graves is a curator in the department of Sculpture, Metalwork, Ceramics & Glass at the V&A. He has written widely on twentieth-century British ceramics and sculpture, contributing to a variety of journals, collected papers and exhibition catalogues.